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Maintenance & Repair

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Branch One is searching for a Maintenance & Repair Technician for day shift, 7 am to 3 pm.  This position will require daily welding and fabricating, walking, climbing, reaching, bending and lifting. 


Skill Requirements:

  • Demonstrate ability to understand job requirements and complete training
  • Thorough knowledge of all plant equipment, ability to diagnosis causes of malfunctions
  • Experienced in operating and performing overhauls, set‐ups and plant maintenance.
  •  Basic knowledge of electrical control equipment and circuitry on all plant equipment.
  • Ability to read mechanical engineering drawings and make basic mathematic calculations
  • Working knowledge of maintenance tools and welding equipment and metal properties. 
  • Ability to read and work from blueprints.
  •  Ability to set up and operate lathes, milling machines, grinders and other machine shop related equipment, to hold high tolerances on machined parts.
  • Ability to be forklift qualified.
  • Must be self‐motivated and a self‐starter with projects
  •  Must possess good communication skills.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and use appropriate PPE
  • Regular attendance
  • Use computer as required for position
  • Work effectively with co‐workers, supervision and management
  • Follow instructions


Job Duties:

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot causes of basic mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical problems on production machines.
  • Perform repair and maintenance on all production equipment and parts.
  • Perform assembly on all new and overhauled equipment.
  • Assemble machines and machine parts to ensure they meet specifications and perform correct and efficient operation.
  • Provide training on equipment.
  • Anticipate and report the need for replacement parts to the supervisor to help prevent costly downtime.
  • Replace all guards on the machines after repair. Report unsafe conditions.
  • Operate production equipment when required.
  • Perform setups on all plant equipment.
  • Perform repairs as needed on the building, or other branch equipment as necessary.
  • Follow instructions and work under general supervision.
  • Perform emergency duties when necessary.
  • Keep work area clean and follow 6S procedures
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Train new employees
  • Participate in all L & P initiatives, LP9000, TPM, Continuous Improvement, ECO, etc.
  • Perform other duties or tasks as assigned
  • Cut, weld, fabricate


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. 


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 20,000 employee-partners in 130 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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